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2018 Montana Nutrition Conference and Livestock Forum


The Montana Nutrition Conference and Livestock Forum is held annually at the Best Western GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT

2018 Montana Nutrition Conference and Livestock Forum

 Tuesday, April 17, 2017

11:00-12:30 – Registration

 12:30 – Welcome – Megan Van Emon, John Gates, Pat Hatfield

 1:00-1:50 – 2018 Weather Outlook

 1:50-2:20 – Madison Food Park Development – Todd Hanson, Norsman Group Consulting

2:20-3:00 – Alternative Forages and Economics – Emily Glunk, Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University

3:00-3:15 – Break

3:15-3:45 – Forage Sampling and Analysis – Megan Van Emon, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University 

3:45-4:35 – Beef Cattle Supplementation Strategies – Darrin Boss, Superintendent, Northern Agriculture Research Center, Montana State University             

5:15 – Social

6:30 – Dinner and Program

                Scholarship presentations

Evening speaker: Amberley Snyder

Wednesday, April 18, 2017

7:00-8:00 – Breakfast, Grad student poster judging

8:00-8:50 – Water Quality and Geological Indicators – Trey Patterson, CEO/President of Padlock Ranch

8:50-9:40 – Post-Fire Grazing Management – Lance Vermeire, USDA-ARS Fort Keogh

9:40-10:00 – Break

10:00-11:00 – Cost of Cow Production and Insurance Programs During Drought – Bridger Feuz, Livestock Marketing Specialist, University of Wyoming

11:00-11:40 – Utilizing Cover Crops - Emily Glunk, Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University

11:40-12:00 – Presentation of graduate student poster awards – Pat Hatfield 

12:00 – Conference wrap-up

Register online at https://www.montana.edu/nutrition/ 

Earlier Event: August 15
Annual Meeting in Red Lodge